In a crackdown launched by authorities, a ban has been enforced on unauthorised extraction of groundwater at seven locations in Servaikaranmadam village in Tuticorin taluk.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of S. Joel, Tuticorin Vs. The Secretary to Government of India dated 05/06/2015 regarding desilting the 150-year-old Srivaikuntam dam in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Kuberan Aqua Industries Vs The Chairman Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board dated 15/05/2015 regarding restoration of the electricity connection of a packaged drinking water unit for maintaining the membranes and machinery of the Unit.

The applicant Unit is situated at Mudivaithanendal, Tuticorin District in over exploited category area.

Work on linking Tamiraparani, Karumeniyar and Nambiyar to benefit drought-prone areas on Tirunelveli and Tuticorin is slowing gaining momentum.

Mines and geology department officials from other states should be involved in inspection of 77 lease areas of major minerals in five southern districts, a PIL has said.

Presentation by Dr. Vinish Kathuria of IIT Bombay at the Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, March 11 – 12, 2015

The State government is trying to procure 3000 MW of solar power by the end of 2015 and more than 200 firms have shown interest in signing Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for 2000 MW so far, says

The Opposition in the Assembly on Monday demanded that the report of the Gagandeep Singh Bedi committee on alleged illicit mining of beach minerals in Tuticorin district be tabled in the House.

Seagrass, which acts as nursery for many marine organisms and is feed for endangered dugongs, has been successfully rehabilitated along Tuticorin coast.

Surplus water entering the sea will become meaningful resource.